D.C. SCHOOL TO RECEIVE NASA SPACE SHUTTLE TILE DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT MONDAY

Ann Marie Trotta
Headquarters, Washington                                        
202-358-1601
ann.marie.trotta@nasa.gov

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D.C. School To Receive NASA Space Shuttle Tile During Black History Month Event Monday

WASHINGTON — Leland Melvin, NASA’s associate director for preparation and a former space convey astronaut, will benefaction a space convey tile to Bruce Monroe Elementary School during Parkview and pronounce to students on Monday, Feb. 27.

Representatives of a media wanting to attend a eventuality should hit Ann Marie Trotta during 202-358-1601 or ann.marie.trotta@nasa.gov by 9 a.m. Feb. 27. The propagandize is located during 3650 Warder Street NW in Washington. The eventuality starts during 1:30 p.m. and is approaching to final 90 minutes.

Melvin will share with a students his practice as a organisation member aboard a space convey Atlantis on dual missions, STS-122 in 2008 and STS-129 in 2009. He also will plead NASA careers, including how to turn an astronaut, and a opportunities accessible to students who pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies.

NASA’s preparation programs occupy a agency’s many missions to enthuse learners of all ages. The space convey tile module is an instance of how a group uses the singular resources to rivet tyro audiences.

To learn how schools can request to accept a space convey tile for STEM curricula, visit:

http://gsaxcess.gov/nasawel.htm

To learn some-more about NASA education, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/education

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